The Civil War in the East

158th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

The 158th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment lost 45 men to disease during the Civil War.



November 1

Organized at Chambersburg and ordered to Suffolk, Va. Duty at Suffolk, Va. attached to Spinola's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia


December 28-
January 1

Moved to New Berne, N. C. and duty there attached to 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina

March 6-10

Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough

April 7-10

Expedition to relief of Little Washington, N. C

April 9

Blount's Creek

April 13-21

Expedition to Swift Creek Village

April 19

Big Swift Creek


Assigned to District of the Pamlico, Dept. of North Carolina


Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va. and assigned to Spinola's Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Virginia

July 1-7

Dix's Peninsula Campaign

July 7-9

Moved to Harper's Ferry

June 10

Moved to Boonsboro, Md.

July 11

Reported to Gen. Meade

July 11-24

Pursuit of Lee

August 3

Ordered to Harrisburg, Pa.

August 12

Mustered out

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